New Thinking on the American Revolution: Strategic Communication in the American Revolution

Event date: 
May 4th, 2013
Speaker: 
Marc A. Genest
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Marc A. Genest discusses how the American rebels undercut British conventional military advantages. (Presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.)

Pacific War Turning Point: Midway or Guadalcanal?—Part 2

Event date: 
June 8th, 2013
Duration: 
1 hour
Speaker: 
Richard B. Frank
Craig L. Symonds
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Experts Richard B. Frank and Craig L. Symonds discuss the turning point of the Pacific War, including the Battle of Midway, the Marine landings on Guadalcanal, and the campaign for the Solomon Islands. Each speaker delivers a brief lecture, followed by an on-stage conversation.

Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America's House in Order

Event date: 
June 4th, 2013
Duration: 
59 minutes 27 seconds
Speaker: 
Richard N. Haass
Roger Hertog (moderator)
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In conversation with Roger Hertog, Richard N. Haass raises large strategic questions about U.S. foreign policy, touching upon key issues facing our country’s national security and prosperity.

Pacific War Turning Point: Midway or Guadalcanal?—Part 1

Event date: 
June 8th, 2013
Duration: 
1 hour and 5 minutes
Speaker: 
Richard B. Frank
Craig L. Symonds
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Experts Richard B. Frank and Craig L. Symonds discuss the turning point of the Pacific War, including the Battle of Midway, the Marine landings on Guadalcanal, and the campaign for the Solomon Islands.

WWII & NYC: The Rise and Decline of New York City Session 3: Conversation with Mike Wallace and Kenneth T. Jackson

Event date: 
April 20th, 2013
Duration: 
32 minutes 38 seconds
Speaker: 
Mike Wallace
Kenneth T. Jackson
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Our speakers engage in a lively discussion about post-WWII NYC, followed by a question-and-answer session.

WWII & NYC: The Rise and Decline of New York City Session 2: Resilient Metropolis: World War II and the Transformation of New York after 1945

Event date: 
April 20th, 2013
Duration: 
1 hour
Speaker: 
Kenneth T. Jackson
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Historian and author Kenneth T. Jackson examines New York City’s decline after World War II, revealing how it recovered to once again become the greatest city in the world.

WWII & NYC: The Rise and Decline of New York City Session 1: "From Dutch Backwater to the UN"

Event date: 
April 20th, 2013
Duration: 
50 minutes 22 seconds
Speaker: 
Mike Wallace
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Mike Wallace evaluates how World War II catapulted New York City to the center of the world, ultimately causing it to emerge as the cultural and economic seat of an American new-style empire.

Forebodings of Armageddon: Europe on the Eve of the Great War

Event date: 
April 6th, 2013
Duration: 
1 hour and 5 minutes
Speaker: 
Michael S. Neiberg
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Michael S. Neiberg, one of the world’s leading authorities on World War I, offers an alternate explanation for the outbreak of World War I in Europe. (Presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.)

Three Days at Gettysburg, Part II

Event date: 
May 8th, 2013
Duration: 
1 hour and 2 minutes
Speaker: 
John F. Marszalek
James M. McPherson
Harold Holzer (moderator)
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Three of America’s most distinguished Civil War historians return to discuss Gettysburg, one of the bloodiest and most haunting battles of the Civil War, which in three days forever changed the course of American history.

Grant and Sherman

Event date: 
April 2nd, 2013
Duration: 
1 hour and 2 minutes
Speaker: 
John F. Marszalek
Harold Holzer (moderator)
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Acclaimed Civil War historians discuss the lives, careers, and complicated legacies of Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman.

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